2) This reading nook:
3) Soft houses:
4) These blocks:
5) This bookcase:
I have a confession: DIY projects overwhelm me. The arts and crafts gene completely skipped me. I'm not afraid of sandpaper and a can of paint, though. In fact, I'm in the middle of a couple of paint projects right now. I love how an ordinary piece of furniture can take center stage with a little color. This armoire, for instance:
Have you seen the new campaign for Vipp? It includes some great kid spaces featuring their shelving system and pedal bins.
I'm helping a friend of mine create a nursery in a little nook off her bedroom. There's no closet for baby things, but there is an empty wall. I found this picture on Pinterest, and it's the perfect substitution. Shelving and a little bar for the cutest baby clothes = design solution.
A few cans of pink paint and some pretty hardware could turn an ordinary dresser into something something fabulous.
I'm a little giddy about the debut of the brand Vividgrey. Handcrafted textiles, lighting, and furnishings are made to order from a workshop in Vienna. They describe their products as "modern heirloom furnishings for a home shared between children and grown-ups... balancing the imagination and vividness of children with a refined, sophisticated adult world." Music to my ears. I love it all, especially those web curtains.
There are a lot of amazing Ikea hack jobs floating around the internet. I think this one is especially adorable.
The Glücksstuhl is a walker, a chair, a blackboard for drawing, a secret hiding place, a rolling cart. It's a thoughtful, well-designed toy.